[USA] Morro Bay – A massive algae bloom is here: NOAA scientists confirmed Wednesday they found the tail end of a bloom they’ve been tracking for months in the Santa Barbara Channel.
The alga is called Pseudo-nitzschia, and Continue reading Unprecedented toxic algae bloom now in Central Coast waters
[USA] NOAA has warned communities on North America’s west coast that a deadly algae bloom releasing the toxin domoic acid has reached levels higher than ever recorded. A concentrated area in the Pacific Ocean has been Continue reading ‘The Blob,’ Domoic Acid: Extremely Poisonous Toxic Bloom Poses Serious Threat To West Coast
[USA] Researchers have recently discovered the presence of an algae known as Pseudo-nitzschia growing in large numbers in Monterey Bay. To ensure the algal bloom does not gravely affect seabirds and marine mammals in the area, the researchers monitoring the situation, which also gave rise to the opportunity to develop predictive models that can be used to forecast when and where blooms will take place. Continue reading Bloom Of Doom: Predicting Toxic Algal Blooms Before They Happen
Scientists onboard a NOAA research vessel are beginning a survey of what could be the largest toxic algae bloom ever recorded off the West Coast.
A team of federal biologists set out from Oregon Monday to survey what could be Continue reading Toxic algae bloom might be largest ever
Toxic algae are blooming offshore Monterey Bay right now, according to scientists with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI).
MBARI sensors detected high concentrations of domoic acid and Continue reading Toxic algal bloom detected in Monterey Bay